Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
highest level in nearly 15 years. this is according to a new report from the energy information administration. daily production, daily output, averaged almost 6.5 million barrels per day in september, the highest level of oil output in the u.s. since 1998. eia says the increase is mostly due to the extraction process known as fracking, new technology to get oil in every nook and cranny. some coined a phrase saudi america for america's projected energy boom over the next decade. a report from last month from the international energy watchdog says the u.s. could unseat saudi arabia as the world's top oil producer by the year 2020. >>> quick market check this morning, u.s. stock futures are up, fiscal cliff uncertainty could continue to weigh on stocks until it's resolved. we're getting a lot of economic news this week with the jobs report on friday. so i expect to see hurricane sandy was at play in there. >> figuring into that report. looking forward to that. >>> first it was republicans throwing the president's fiscal cliff plan right back at him. now it's the president's turn.
Dec 6, 2012 4:00am PST
? this is big news. what are you waiting for? one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> for the first time in a week president obama and speaker boehner talked about the fiscal cliff. it was by phone. both sides agreed that they would not talk about the details. what we do know is that it has not led yet to any major breakthroughs. we want to get to congressman steve latourette, republican from the state of ohio. he is leaving congress, decided not to run for re-election, citing gridlock as a big reason why. we appreciate your time with us this morning. >> thank you. >> can we start with syria first before we get to the fiscal cliff? we know that there's this red line that hillary clinton has talked abo
Dec 12, 2012 4:00am PST
energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> we'll hear from an eyewitness close enough to the gunman to admit "i am the shooter." >>> a provocative act, north korea launches a rocket overnight. is this a coverup for a ballistic missile program? >>> house republicans give president owe pa ma a counter offer on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. will it be a compromise the president can agree with? >>> an asteroid buzzes right between the earth and the moon. the question is, how did it get past astronomers? >> it's wednesday, december 12th and "starting point" begins right now. good morning, welcome, everybody. our team, deepak chopra, the author of "super brain, unleashing the superpower of your mind." i'd like to maximize my health, h
Dec 11, 2012 4:00am PST
feel, man, how fortunate are we, we can still do this, we're healthy, the energy is there, the fans want to come and see the band and that just gives you the wherewithal to give it 150%. >> what are the rehearsals like. everyone is off doing their projects and you came together to do rehearsals. >> the rehearsals for me the most fun part of the process we get to play all of the songs we never bring to the stage so we rehearsed something like 75 to 80 songs in paris. when you go on stage you'll cut that down to 22, 23 songs. >> you're the guy who does the song list. you really pick the playlist. >> i help with it. it's not all. >> a little modest on that. >> no, it's not all me but it's fun to work with the guys on that. >> how do you pick when you have 400 songs in your potential playlist? >> not easy, i'll tell you, but you'll have iconic songs that you're going to do that the fans want to hear but the fun part is trying to bring in the odd ones, the ones that are a little obscure that people, the hard core fans really want to hear. so it's something like "can't you hear me knockin